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Trainer and former junior lightweight contender Harold 'Shadow' Knight. Photo courtesy of YetiMMA.com

The Kronk Khronicles: A chat with Harold “Shadow” Knight”

John Lepak, a man deeply connected to the original Kronk Gym, caught up with trainer and former 130-pound contender Harold “Shadow” Knight for a Q&A.

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President of Sports and Event Programming for the Showtime network, Stephen Espinoza. Photo credit: Jennifer S. Altman

Four platforms, one boxing business

Is the sport of boxing fractured, due to loyalties between promotional firms and viewing platforms? Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza offers his thoughts.

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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia (right) vs. Robert Easter Jr. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Weekend results: July 31, 2018

This past weekend, boxing enjoyed its fair share of championship results. Bill Tibbs gives a brief rundown.

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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Mikey the mechanic

Once again undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia has added to his fistic legacy by staying true to technical virtue, against Robert Easter Jr.

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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia (right) vs. Robert Easter Jr. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Showtime results: Mikey Garcia defeats Robert Easter Jr., unifies lightweight titles

On Saturday night, lightweight titlists Mikey Garcia and Robert Easter Jr. faced off in a unification bout, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Showtime.

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Junior lightweights Christopher Diaz (left) and Masayuki Ito. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Rudy Hernandez says Christopher Diaz vs. Masayuki Ito is a 51/49 fight

Despite being 130-pound contender Masayuki Ito’s trainer, Rudy Hernandez thinks tonight’s bout against Christopher Diaz will be almost evenly matched.

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Heavyweight Luis Ortiz. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Story lines: Coast-to-coast title bouts and ‘King Kong’ returns

Our own Michael Baca II shares his thoughts, as well as story lines, on tonight’s spate of quality fights and their participants.

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Dillian Whyte vs. Joseph Parker: A common loss spurs a common goal

Will a shared experience versus Anthony Joshua help either Dillian Whyte or Joseph Parker in their bout today against one another?

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Undefeated lightweight prospect Karlos Balderas (front). Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Karlos Balderas: Making virtue a necessity

Undefeated lightweight prospect Karlos Balderas might only be 22 years old but a deep, proud wisdom lies beneath his youthful exterior.

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Four-division titleholder Mikey Garcia. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Like Frank Sinatra, Mikey Garcia will do it his way

Despite not having an official contract with any promoter in boxing, undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia intends to build his legacy his way.

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